Notes on pasteurization - What is pasteurization How does...

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Unformatted text preview: increases crop yields and reduces damage from insects and plant diseases Altering enzyme activity and other traits increases shelf life of fresh fruits and vegetables and consumer appeal (for example, seedless grapes) + Food processing examples: enzymes in production of cheese, high-fructose corn syrup, and reduced lactose dairy products Food applications of biotechnology Biotechnology for malnutrition For protein deficiency: corn, soybean, and sweet potato varieties with enhanced essential amino acids levels For vitamin A deficiency: genes for -carotene synthesis enzymes inserted into rice To address multiple nutrient deficiencies: cassava with increased zinc, iron, protein, and vitamin A levels...
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  • Spring '07
  • ShaileshJain
  • Bacteria, DNA, genetically modified, Shelf life

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